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Can I download updates for another computer?

I have a Mac Pro that needs a lot of updates, but my home internet is very slow. I have a laptop, however, with access to better internet. Is it possible for me to access the updates on my laptop, ...
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Transfer music from iPod touch to computer

I know there are programs I can download to do this but I have done it before without them. After about an hour of searching I still can't find how I did it. I have Hidden files enabled. "Enable Disk ...
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What is the easiest (fastest) way to get direct link to MP4 video on YouTube?

My Mac is rather old and has issues (many dropped frames) with playing YouTube videos in HD on fullscreen, whether in Flash or HTML5. However, playing them in VLC makes no drops whatsoever, and what ...
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iTunes Match restarts on step 3 when trying to upload files

When I add new songs to iTunes and Match needs to upload them (on step 3), it restarts back to step 1. So it gets stuck in an infinite loop by reaching step 3, trying to upload but failing, then ...
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iTunes: How to prevent a purchased gigantic app/book from ever downloading?

In iTunes, I have purchased some apps and books that are very large in size. I only purchased them in order to own them, taking advantage of a temporary low price, but I don't plan to use them any ...
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How to make an iPad backup when buying a new device?

I'm going to resell my iPad 3 to buy a new one. I need a simple way to backup everything from current iPad to be able to restore to the new one. This includes iBooks library with pdfs aded from ...
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Transfer files from computer to iphone without using iTunes [closed]

Is there any way I can transfer files(songs) from my computer to my iPhone without using iTunes?
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Organizing skype downloads in subfolders with contact names

I always wondered why skype don't put all my accepted downloads in subfolders with the name of my contacts! If anybody have own solutions, share)
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How do I redeem an iBooks free coupon?

I remember a message after installing the iBooks app on my iPad telling me that I would have one free book to download. I never used it but now I am interested and wonder if this coupon is still ...
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How do I download embedded media such as Flash video in Safari 6? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to mimic Safari 5 Activity window with Mountain Lion, to save FLV video files? It used to be in Safari 5 and such I could open the Activity Viewer with ⌘⌥A, but no ...
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Where can I find statistics on download amount on OSX?

I'd like to buy a mobile broadband service, but there's a limit in gigabyte per month I can download. Before i buy, it would be great to know what i currently consume, bandwidth wise. Is this ...
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iOS Mail attachment download behaviour when connected to Microsoft Exchange?

When is an eMail attachement automatically downloaded in iOS? From my expierience iOS downloads an attachment up to the size of about 50 kB automatically when on a 3G network, on a WLAN larger files ...
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Qt Creator for Mac

My Uni course requires me to use Qt Creator for our coursework but I would like to also put it on my Mac so that I can do more work at home. I had assumed it was available for free but when I tried to ...
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External drive error while moving files, now folder is inaccessible from Finder

I was moving some files from one external hard drive to another, while the system froze, and I had to reboot the hard way. When I logged in again, the folder was looking semi-transparent (as it is ...
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iTunes help switching songs from one user to another

I'm sharing a computer with my sister and she has her iTunes completely disorganized. I created my own user account on the computer, and am wondering how I can move the music from the iTunes to my ...
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What is the best way to copy 1000 pics from my PC to my ipad3?

I don't want to copy all of my pictures and i dont want to setup ongoing sync. I simply want to do a one time transfer of pictures in a certain folder from my windows PC to iPad
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How can I transfer pictures from a Macbook Pro to an iPad I don't own?

My parents would like to have a copy of most of the photos that are stored within iPhoto. I can't find the files on the hard drive, and don't know the best way to transfer them to an iPad that isn't ...
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How do I remove the iCloud-first behavior in Mountain Lion?

In Mountain Lion, I have iCloud activated for Documents. I'd like document-saved-in-the-cloud to be an option, but not the default, as in "if I choose iCloud from the dropdown, save in iCloud, else ...
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How to determine what apps are running on iPhone?

If I double tap the home button I will get the recently used apps. I have an app which I must keep on but I don't want other apps to send any data in the background and increase my data usage and my ...
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Transfering files to multiple iPads

I regularly get around 30 iPads that require 10 - 20GB of images putting into the PhotoData folder. As you can imagine this takes quite a while to do, I'm trying to investigate ways of speeding up ...
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How to upload pictures from an iPhone?

When I take a picture with my iPhone 4 and I want to upload them to a site like craigslist or etsy, the upload or browse button is always gray so it doesn't allow me to do it. I try going to my ...
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Where can i get tiger os 10.4.x?

I have an old iMac G5 and want to install the original OS on it but can't seem to find the original disks. Is there a good source to legitimately obtain copies of older Apple operating systems?
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how do I transfer my iOS developer profile to another computer?

I got a new MBP and would like to transfer my certificates and profiles from my old computer. According to TN 2250, under "Transferring Your Identities," I need to transfer three sets of items: all ...
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Can I transfer purchased content from an iPhone to an authorised PC

Ok so on computer 1, I have setup my iPhone, authorised computer 1 and downloaded some content from iTunes, and put this onto my iPhone. I have just authorised computer 2, can I transfer the data on ...
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Transferring contacts from iCloud to Android

I have a Samsung Android phone and need to transfer my iCloud contacts to that phone. How do I accomplish this?
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My download button has moved too far to the right for me to download podcasts directly to my phone

I used to download new podcast episodes by going to the podcast on my phone and pushing the "get more episodes" button. I have done this for years now and had no problems. Suddenly on June 14th the ...
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How to transfer large videos from iPad 2 camera roll to Windows XP?

iPad 2 16GB WiFi iOS 5.1.1 Windows XP SP3 All updates installed I have one video on my iPad 2 that is 24:13 in length that I filmed myself and stored in the camera roll. My goal is to upload it to ...
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Why have 3 songs from a recent download from iTunes got a ''! next to them and won't sync to playlist?

We paid for and downloaded an album from iTunes store and 3 of the tracks have an exclamation mark next to them and we cannot move them to the playlist to sync with the ipod. Does anyone know what we ...
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How do I disable automatic Downloads stack reinstantiation?

I have OS X 10.7.4. Sometimes when I download a file the OS deems it appropriate to create a Downloads stack in my Dock. I don't like this and would rather it didn't presume. Is there some hidden ...
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Is the iPhone always using Wifi (instead of cellular data network) when connected?

When I'm in range and connected to particular Wifi, having cellular data transmission enabled at the same time, will the iPhone always use the Wifi connection? Or can the app developer choose which ...
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How can I move my iPod music to an iPad?

How can I get the songs out of my iPod and move them to an iPad? I thought I could just copy the music to my computer and then transfer it to the iPad, but didn't work (I couldn't see any music file ...
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Amazon MP3 files skipping parts when played on iPod touch

I have some music that I bought through Amazon MP3. Whenever I try to import them to iTunes so I can listen to them on my iPod, each song on the iPod is missing 10 seconds. It just completely skips 10 ...
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Reinstalling Everything after HD Replacement

I'm about to replace my iMac's HD (250GB to 1TB). I'm planning to create an image of my disk right in m Time Capsule, and after the transition I need to clone the HD back. Unfortunately Lion has no ...
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An endless supply of 1's for securely overwriting and erasing a disk

I vaguely remember hearing about disk wiping, and that you have to flood the disk with zeros, flood it with ones, flood it with random data, and repeat this quite a few times. This is just a general ...
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Upload file directly from a URL in upload (File/Open) dialog

On Windows, if I go to a web site that needs a file upload, I can paste a URL into the "Open" dialog box that pops up, and Windows will download the file and upload a temporary version of it to the ...
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jDownloader-like command line tool or lightweight GUI App?

I use jDownloader which works great, but takes a lot of time to load and surprisingly takes a lot of time also to start and stop downloads. I'd like to have a similar functionality* but with a ...
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Can I download apps larger than 50MB while using Personal Hotspot?

Can I download apps larger than 50MB while using Personal Hotspot? If so, isn't the limitation on iOS itself rather arbitrary? I can just use personal hotspot to download larger files to my computer ...
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Protect a Mac from all unwanted inbound/outbound traffic?

A friend of mine asked if there is some sure way to protect a Mac from all unwanted traffic. He was esspecially wondering about applications accessing the web asking for the updates and other "behind ...
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Is there a way to circumvent the 20MB file limit on iOS without jailbreaking?

I travel often enough that I decided to activate tethering through AT&T. I'm not on unlimited data, but I do have a fairly high limit now (tethering comes with more bandwidth) I am often ...
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Grayed-out tracks in iTunes library

In my iTunes library there are many tracks that have the cloud with embedded arrow (indicating that I need to download them from the cloud), but which are grayed-out, so that I can't download them, ...
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Download large file to selected location

I was given the http://some_url/file.rar address of a very large file (8 GB). I want to download it directly to my external HDD. I haven't found any way to do this other than opening a terminal and ...
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Upgrading and selling my MacBook, how do I clean install Lion and iLife?

I have a Unibody MacBook (late 2008) which shipped with Leopard (specs here). When I sell it, I know I can move my data and settings to my new Laptop through Migration Assistant; for the new owner, ...
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How to upload many iPhone photo albums to iPhoto, Picasa or Google+?

I'm back from trip to Egypt with 1600 pics on my iPhone. To maintain some coherence and not to lose track of everything I was seeing, I created daily or place specific folders on the iPhone. I can go ...
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OSX native equivalent to jdownload (app to download files from various sites, streaming, etc.)

I'm using jDownload which is great from a functionality standpoint, what it does, does it great, has plugins to download files from a lot of sites, like youtube, megaupload, and the like. But it ...
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Why won't iCloud let me download Pages documents uploaded from a computer?

It often happens that I create a Pages document on my home laptop, upload it to iCloud, then want to download it from iCloud at school. For some reason, iCloud doesn't support this—I need to, at some ...
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How can I throttle bandwidth for iTunes ony?

I saw a few questions asked and suggest Waterproof and a few other apps, but it seems to throttle everything outgoing on my Mac. I want to only throttle the download speed on iTunes. I normally use ...
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How do I save flash videos from Safari?

A long time ago, I found this post online with some tips for finding files in the browser cache. Specifically, Flash videos. However, I'm currently running OS X 10.7.2 and Safari 5.1.2 and this ...
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Issues with iPhone 4 with music, apps, photos, etc.

My iPhone 4 has never been synced to a computer but has music and stuff on it. I'm scared that if I sync it to my new computer I'll lose my contacts, music, etc. Does anyone know what happens when ...
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How to transfer apps from iPad to MacBook Pro

I got a new MacBook Pro recently and I want to transfer my old apps into my new Mac, how can I do this?